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British English: /ˈɛfət/
American English: /ˈɛfərt/

Translation of effort in French:


  • 1 (energy)
    all our effort ouefforts
    tous nos efforts
    to put a lot of effort into something/into doing
    se donner beaucoup de peine or de mal pour quelque chose/pour faire
    to put all one's effort(s) into doing
    consacrer tous ses efforts pour faire
    to redouble one's effort to spare no effort
    ne ménager aucun effort
    it's a waste of effort
    c'est du travail pour rien
    to be worth the effort
    en valoir la peine
  • 3 (attempt) See examples: to make the effort
    faire l'effort
    he made no effort to apologize
    il n'a fait aucun effort pour s'excuser
    his efforts at doing
    ses tentatives pour faire
    her efforts on my behalf
    ses efforts pour m'aider
    to make every effort
    faire tout son possible
    in an effort to do
    pour essayer de faire
    this painting is my latest/first effort
    cette peinture est ma toute dernière/première œuvre
    not a bad effort for a first try
    pas mal pour un début
  • 5 [figurative] (exercise) an effort of will/imagination
    un effort de volonté/d'imagination

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